Category Archives: Louis Agassiz

AAAS in 1860: auroras, sunspots, racism, crackpots, but no evolution.

Aurora in Greenland, photo by Nick Russill Letter to the New York Times, 8/9/1860, by E.F. Hyoe of New Jersey: The aurora occupied almost exactly half the sky, and although not as bright as those seen Aug. 28 and Sept. … Continue reading

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